Dr. Vaughn Dobalian, MD

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Dr. Vaughn Dobalian, MD
Dr. Vaughn Dobalian, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Jacksonville Beach, FL. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Dr. Dobalian is affiliated with Mayo Clinic and Baptist Medical Center Beaches.

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    Dr. Dobalian's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dobalian to family and friends
    2.7
    based on 41 total reviews (12 with comments)
    Dr. Dobalian's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      GOOD
    • Time well spent
      GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      GOOD
    • Office environment
      GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      GOOD
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Comments (12)
    in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL |
    Went to Dr Dobalian after I moved from NY, was pre-diabetic, overweight with severe high blood pressure. Dr was kind, compassionate and intentional in his care and medication plan. A year later, my A1C is down 1.7 pts, blood pressure 120/75 and I'm down 80lbs. Dr Dobalian saved my life. I'm thankful that he not only cured me but cares about me as a patient - you can't find that anymore with Doctors nowadays.
    Jacksonville, FL |
    I was sitting in the reception area and heard the dr. and his wife argueing loudly in the back. Then he refused to give my grand daughter her birth control pills because she didn't want to take her cholesterol and diabetes medicine. He said he wasn't going to give her the bc pills until she started taking her other meds. She will never go back there.
    in Jacksonville Beach, FL |
    Very efficient to the point Doctor, heart blood pressure kidney and diabetes treatment and prevention. He has made a tremendous difference in my health and treatment!
    in Jax Beach, FL |
    I do not recommend Dr.Dobalian for any patient who has a chronic illness. He did not want me to speak unless I was asked a question. You better answer his question exactly how he expects or he will brow beat you. He doesn't appreciate any added info either. He wouldn't give me a chance to talk about my medical history and the multiple abdominal surgeries and severe adhesions that entrapped nerves causing crushing pain. He told me to stop talking and listen to HIM. Not to interrupt.
    in Jacksonville, FL |
    We were Blessed indeed to find / have Dr. Dobalian as our PCP. He listens. He gives very good advice (both Medical and Words of Wisdom from his experiences in the Medical field) and takes the time to discuss whatever is an issue and more. It has always been helpful to make a list of questions prior to the Appt. He will go down through each and every one. Excellent !!
    in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL |
    Very nice Dr explains how things work and did more for me they any other physician I have seen, I just love him and the office staff aren't great!
    Greenville, TX |
    Will only give 2 weeks worth of Rx's to insure multiple appointments and/or orders needless bloodwork ...don't bother telling him you have already had it done somewhere else. All about the money. Office visit no more than 10 minutes ,however, office charged my Insurance company for longer/more expensive charges.
    in Ponte vedra beach florida |
    I have never found a better Dictor and staff in this area. If you are looking for the BEST!!!!!! Don't look anymore you found the BEST. I've been a patient for over three years and have referred 8 of my friends and they are still patients of Dr. D. His level of compassion and professionalism is unparalleled to any other experience with Doctor I've ever had!!!!!!! He is sooooo passionate about his work and really listens!!!!!! He builds relationship his office and staff are truly amazing !!!!
    in Jacksonville Beach, FL |
    Dr Dobalian was clearly most concerned about his own financial gain, not the health of his patients.
    in Ponte Vedra, FL |
    One of the best Dr in preventive care medicine . Very honest and targeted my problem from the first visit while others failed . I Recommend him without reservation.
    in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL |
    I have the utmost confidence in Dr. Dobalian. If you want a hand holder this is not the right doctor for you. If you want to be seen promptly by a physician that is beyond incredibly competent.... You will find that in Dr. Dobalian. If you are a legal drug addict..... don't even walk through the door.
    in Palm Bay, FL |
    My grown son saw him and he said he was OK. Didn't really solve the issues going on with him. He did find other things - told him his cholesterol was up, blood pressure but it was within the normal range. The biggest issue is the payment. Even if you have insurance they make you pay in full up front. Then they will not return money they owe you. They owed me over a $100 at one time and when he went back they wanted $120.00 more. They currently owe me now 9 months later and refuse to pay me back.
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    Dr. Dobalian's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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    •  Specializes in Family Medicine
    •  Board certified in Family Practice
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • Family Practice

    Conditions Treated

    • Acute Kidney Failure
    • Allergies
    • Aneurysm
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Anxiety
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Arrhythmias
    • Arthritis
    • Asthma
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Benign Tumor
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Breast Diseases
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Cancer
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dehydration
    • Depression
    • Diabetes
    • Diabetes Type 1
    • Diabetes Type 2
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Gout
    • Headache
    • Heart Disease
    • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
    • Herniated Disc
    • High Cholesterol
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypoglycemia
    • Hypotension
    • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
    • Hypothyroidism
    • Infectious Diseases
    • Injuries
    • Kidney Disease
    • Lipid Disorders
    • Low Back Pain
    • Menopause
    • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
    • Migraine
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Obesity
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Pneumonia
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Edema
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Spine Disorders
    • Symptomatic Menopause
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Upper Back Pain
    • Vascular Disease

    Education

    • Medical School
      Vanderbilt University

      Graduated in 1983

    • Internship Hospital
      Beth Israel Hosp/Harvard Med Sch

      Completed in 1984

    • Residency Hospital
      Beth Israel Deaconess Hp M C

      Completed in 1984

    • Undergraduate School
      Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

      Graduated in 1978

    • Other Education
      Brooklyn Law School Jd Degree 1998

      Completed in 1998

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Family Medicine
    • Cardiology
    • Diabetes Medicine
    • Geriatric Medicine
    • Pain Medicine
    • Sports Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Chest X-Ray
    • Computerized EKG
    • Earwax Removal
    • Laser Office Procedure
    • Steroid Injection